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September 1, 2018
Kayakers paddle the gentle streams that wind through the Mississippi backwaters near Wabasha, Minn., on June 12.  Steve Gardiner / Forum News Service
Backwaters kayaking provides a day of scenic beauty
September 1, 2018 - 6:00am
July 5, 2018
The Grand Duchess will set sail at 6 p.m. from Lakefront Park in Hudson to give guests a scenic and informational cruise of the St. Croix River. Submitted photo
Cruising the St. Croix River
July 5, 2018 - 9:41am
May 10, 2018
Fishing Frenzy: An interactive look at the 2018 Minnesota fishing opener
May 10, 2018 - 8:56am
April 21, 2018
The ticks have been waiting for warmer weather, and they are hungry
April 21, 2018 - 3:35pm
March 6, 2018
Soaring in the sky
March 6, 2018 - 12:13pm
March 2, 2018
Deadline nears to remove fish houses
March 2, 2018 - 9:45am
January 30, 2018
Photo courtesy of The Davey Tree Expert Company
Take a second look at that brown evergreen
January 30, 2018 - 6:04pm
December 8, 2017
Sam Cook
Vehicle venison: A roadkill philosophy
December 8, 2017 - 7:32am
October 27, 2017
The proposed antlerless deer hunt Saturday, Jan. 6, to Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, will not be conducted. North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo
Proposed late-season deer hunt in southeastern Minnesota will not occur
October 27, 2017 - 9:09am
October 16, 2017
At a ribbon-cutting ceremony Oct. 5, students from Washington Technology Magnet School and the Benjamin E. Mays School crossed the newly constructed bridge over Bulrush Slough at Belwin Outdoor Science, receiving high fives along the way. The bridge replaced an aging, unsafe structure that was difficult for students in wheelchairs and with other disabilities to use. Photo courtesy of Belwin Conservancy
New bridge at Belwin Conservancy connects students to nature
October 16, 2017 - 1:21pm
October 12, 2017
Hastings High School students Julia Human (left), Caitlyn Wagner (standing) and Megan Beck grabbed a shovel and planted native plant species such as Gray's sedge. Jake Pfeifer / RiverTown Multimedia
Students clear out invasives; replace with native plants
October 12, 2017 - 10:13am
September 27, 2017
A cluster of little brown bats. Photo courtesy of the Wisconsin DNR
Now is the time to rid your house of bats
September 27, 2017 - 9:07am
September 16, 2017
More than 60 volunteers planted 350 trees Aug. 22 at Belwin Conservancy’s Lucy Winton Bell Athletic Fields. The trees were purchased using a grant from the Super Bowl LII Urban Forestry Program. Attendees and volunteers included representatives from the NFL, Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee, Minnesota Vikings, local mayors, Saint Croix Valley Athletic Association, and St. Croix Soccer Club athletes and their families. Photo courtesy of Belwin Conservancy
Volunteers plant 350 trees at Belwin's athletic fields
September 16, 2017 - 8:00pm
August 26, 2017
Be careful - yellow jacket season has arrived
August 26, 2017 - 8:02pm
August 6, 2017
The common loon makes its summer home in the lakes of Minnesota and Wisconsin. These loons were found on Loon Lake in northern Wisconsin. Photos by Kip Earney
A symbol of wilderness
August 6, 2017 - 8:00am
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